Believe it or not, Amazon is having a little bit of trouble with its “super futuristic store with no employees” idea. The latest report out of Seattle claims that the Amazon Go concept is being delayed due to some technical struggles. Basically, the computers get really confused when people shop.
Whether it’s poorly reported stories of hacked Samsung TVs, sadly hilarious tales of hacked teddy bears, or even more bizarre claims about wiretapped microwaves, real, fake, and overblown accounts of all the things that can happen with the devices we choose to connect to the internet dominate the news. We’ve brought…
We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk you through the hardware we’ll need for three different system builds: a budget workstation, a powerful all-purpose PC, and an enthusiast’s system for gamers and…
There’s been no shortage of ways for Twin Peaks faithful to showcase their fandom over the years—a quick Etsy search will yield literally thousands of items inspired by the show. But with the show’s 2017 return to the airwaves, Showtime has opened its own Twin Peaks storefront, with some exclusive wares.
Black Friday, the uncontrollable growth on the scrotum of our capitalist society, is here again. Sure, you could buy yourself a 40-inch television, or an immersion blender, or a fascist Christmas ornament. But why not consider the other people in your life instead? That friend you secretly hate will love the options…
Just how messed up are American gun laws? If you live in cities like Los Angeles and Chicago, Amazon won’t ship you the toy gun you see on the left. But you know what Amazon can ship you? The rifle scope that’s pictured on the right.
We’ve all had the occasional shopping cart fender bender while coming around a blind corner at the end of an aisle. But here’s what would happen if you were trying to speed through a grocery store at 72 miles per hour, got distracted by a free sample, and then slammed your cart head-on into a concrete wall.
I unwittingly bought an Amazon Prime membership a few years ago. (The free trial trick gets me every time.) But that first accidental $80 payment was worth every penny. Because even years later, Amazon Prime is still the best deal in tech.
Are you trying to order new coffee pods on Amazon? First of all: Shame on you. Second of all: You can’t buy anything on Amazon.com because the website is all sorts broken right now.
The internet has saved us from actually having to go outside and speak to real people in order to buy things—but that doesn’t mean that all online shopping sites are created equally. Take advantage of these tools to save yourself a bundle of cash, catch the best deals, and take the stress out of spending money.
I’m not saying you don’t like your gifts. But here are the return policies at many major retailers in the US, just in case, no reason, whatever.
You’ve heard of Black Friday, the darkest day for American capitalism; Cyber Monday, where everyone gets out their latent shopping aggression online; now there’s even Grey Thursday, as retailers open on Thanksgiving Eve to get an edge on the competition. But, friends, have you heard of Brown Friday?
The search for the perfect headphones can feel like a never-ending journey. And since everyone has different tastes, it’s impossible for someone else to recommend the perfect cans for you. But world be damned, I’ve found mine, and I’m never giving them up.
I’ve never really lived in a neighborhood that drew a lot of Trick-or-Treaters, but that doesn’t keep me from buying Halloween candy. Obviously, this is a task I take very seriously because, even if zero children visit my house, I want to get the as much delicious, seasonal sugar as I can for my money.
For a while now, Starbucks has been trialling a service that allows you to order from an app and then skip the line when you pick up your purchase. Now, that service is being rolled out across the U.S.. Spiced pumpkin lattes all round!
Android/Web: Make no mistake, some beer ages well, but others just get gross and skunky the longer they’ve been on the store shelves. If you want to make sure you’re getting fresh brew for your money, Fresh Beer Only for Android (and the accompany web site) can tell you.
Forget the Like button: Facebook wants you to hit the Buy button instead. Buzzfeed reports that Zuckerberg & C0. is testing new, miniature e-commerce sites that are embedded within the Facebook pages of retailers.
If the weather wasn’t enough to clue you in, you can’t ignore that it’s definitely summer now that the schools are closed and the kids are suddenly free from the clutches of teachers and homework. Sadly that leaves us with the problem of keeping them entertained over the next couple of months. School might suck, but…
Get your credit cards ready. Amazon says that it’s celebrating its 20th birthday with what it’s calling Prime Day, a massively discounted 24 hours of shopping which will feature “more deals than Black Friday.”